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Old Cardinal Gem Mine

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Jnowel wrote a review Oct 2020
St. Petersburg, Florida10 contributions1 helpful vote
We had a blast. We found some nice amethyst and a giant emerald plus a lot of other quartz, citrine, etc. Expect to get a little dirty (you are mining after all). We will go again.
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Date of experience: October 2020
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John R wrote a review Oct 2020
Pompano Beach, Florida1 contribution
My wife and I had a great time!! We found nice gems!! Morgan was amazing!! She took the time to bag and label each type of gem stone. We have been to other gem mines and never had this much attention. Nice family run business!!
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Date of experience: September 2020
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mindy957 wrote a review Sep 2020
Apopka, Florida12 contributions3 helpful votes
We visited in September and had a great time. I had one of the stones I found made into a pendant. What a great souvenir to remember my vacation to NC.
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Date of experience: September 2020
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Kristy J wrote a review Jul 2020
4 contributions2 helpful votes
Great time gem mining!! Very friendly and knowledgeable people. Found awesome stones and fossils. Kind of out of the way but worth the drive.
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Date of experience: July 2020
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jeff t wrote a review Jun 2020
2 contributions1 helpful vote
This place was awesome 6stars, great people working there. Very knowledgeable and fun. The prices were very fair from 20dollars on up for native mine dirt, right on there property. We foubd a 700 ct Ruby and a 300+ Ruby in our 20dollar dirt bags. We also found many gorgeous Moonstone and Rhodolite Garnets. Clean rest room, easy to find location and beautiful country. HIGHLY recommend, after 40 years of co.ing to Franklin area finally found the Mother Lode...great for any family. Plenty of enriched dirt available for the little kids. We brought a 14yr old girl, an special needs boy and my 80 year old mom, as well as wife and i. Great fun go to Old Cardinal Mine. Guarantee you will come home with lots of special and pretty rocks and gems.
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Date of experience: June 2020
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